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Right now I have my pyro in the dp. I want to drill and tap in the manifold but has anyone done this while the manifold is still on? I read somewhere someone drilled and tapped then reached in with a magnet to make sure all the shavings are out so they don't get in the turbo. Is this a good way to do this? Has anyone done this? Writeups? Thanks
 

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Put grease on the drill bit which will help catch the metal shavings. Do the same thing when tapping the manifold. As far as using a magnet, thats up to you.
 

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2x not going to be much in the way of shavings anyway and they will blow out as you start it so it wont do damage to wheel.
 

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I wouldn't grease up the drill bit... You are blocking the routes that the shavings naturally take out of the hole... That's why drill bits are shaped the way they are...

Just drill and tap. The shavings will fall in your face because you are drilling straight up.
 

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I wouldn't grease up the drill bit... You are blocking the routes that the shavings naturally take out of the hole... That's why drill bits are shaped the way they are...

Just drill and tap. The shavings will fall in your face because you are drilling straight up.

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I wouldn't grease up the drill bit... You are blocking the routes that the shavings naturally take out of the hole... That's why drill bits are shaped the way they are...

Just drill and tap. The shavings will fall in your face because you are drilling straight up.
I agree...
 

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Im not talking about packing it with grease,just a film to catch the majority of the shavings. Did that on my Cummins. But the guys are right its not going to hurt anything if shavings get in the manifold
 

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Ok thanks guys
 

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Hold a shop vac up to the hole when you are done, it will help to pull out the remainder.
 

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I drilled and tapped mine from the bottom, while the engine was running. That way it would FORCEFULLY blow the shavings out of the hole
 

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I used the shop vac.
 

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the grease on the drill bits worked for me then a magnet then used a vacuum.
 
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